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HELP! Grave has been located immigrant flag male ancestor  James J  MCKENNA

  (b. November 1843 Ireland   d. 16 December 1919 Lewiston, Maine, USA )  

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MCKENNA Family Genealogy

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James J MCKENNA was born November 1843 in Ireland. James J MCKENNA was the child of ?   and   ?

James J was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1868.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

James J  married  Annie SKERRY 3 May 1868 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Annie SKERRY  was born abt. 1854 in Ireland.  Annie died 6 January 1914 in Lewiston, Maine, USA. 

James J MCKENNA died 16 December 1919 in Lewiston, Maine, USA.

NOTE: seen on the streets of Lewiston with Jessie Cobb the Saturday evening before her death


Details of the family tree of James appear below.
1800s Etiquette1800s Advice And Etiquette For Men

Upon all occasions avoid speaking of yourself, if it be possible. Some abruptly speak...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Are you related to James J MCKENNA? If so, you will probably find this book VERY interesting!
Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
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Androscoggin's Secret
  • 1843 Birth
    November 1843
    , Ireland
  • 1868 Marriage / Partner
    James J MCKENNA and Annie SKERRY 3 May 1868, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1869 Birth of Child
    Elizabeth (Lizzie) MCKENNA was born 4 February 1869, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores)
  • 1871
    In 1871, James McKenna, Sr. brought his family from Boston to Lewiston, getting a job with Lewiston Marble and Granite Works.
    Lewiston Evening Journal, Lewiston, Maine, March 16, 1871
  • 1872 Birth of Child
    George D MCKENNA was born 28 August 1872, , Maine, USA
  • 1875 Birth of Child
    James J MCKENNA was born November 1875, Lewiston, Maine, USA
  • 1878 Birth of Child
    Gertrude Anna MCKENNA was born November 1878, , Maine, USA
  • 1880 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
    name: James J. Mckenna
    residence: Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
    birthdate: 1842
    birthplace: Ireland
    relationship to head: Self
    spouse's name: Anna Mckenna
    spouse's birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
    father's name:
    father's birthplace: Ireland
    mother's name:
    mother's birthplace: Ireland
    race or color (expanded): White
    ethnicity (standardized): American
    gender: Male
    martial status: Married
    age (expanded): 38...Read MORE...


    1880 U.S. Census


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James J MCKENNA married Grave has been locatedimmigrant flag female ancestor Annie SKERRY-- Date: 3 May 1868 Place: Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910


James J. McKenna of Plymouth and Anna Skerry of Boston
He is 25. She is 19.
He is a marbleworker.
Both were born in Ireland.
His parents are John and Joanna.
Her parents are John and Mary.
It is the first marriage for both.
They were married by Patrick Strain, Lynn, Massachusetts.
Vol.208: Pg.219


Children of James J MCKENNA and Annie SKERRY:

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Elizabeth (Lizzie) MCKENNA (b.4 February 1869, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA   d. 17 March 1956, Portland, Maine, USA )

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor George D MCKENNA (b.28 August 1872, , Maine, USA  d. 21 September 1949, Lewiston, Maine, USA)

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor James J MCKENNA (b.November 1875, Lewiston, Maine, USA  d. 4 May 1912, Lewiston, Maine, USA)

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Gertrude Anna MCKENNA (b.November 1878, , Maine, USA  d. 11 October 1942, Lewiston, Maine, USA)
m. Theophile Thomas MALENFANT 4 February 1907 in Lewiston, Maine, USA



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1843 Birth
November 1843
, Ireland
1868 Marriage / Partner
James J MCKENNA and Annie SKERRY 3 May 1868, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
1869 Birth of Child
Elizabeth (Lizzie) MCKENNA was born 4 February 1869, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores)
1871
In 1871, James McKenna, Sr. brought his family from Boston to Lewiston, getting a job with Lewiston Marble and Granite Works.
Lewiston Evening Journal, Lewiston, Maine, March 16, 1871
1872 Birth of Child
George D MCKENNA was born 28 August 1872, , Maine, USA
1875 Birth of Child
James J MCKENNA was born November 1875, Lewiston, Maine, USA
1878 Birth of Child
Gertrude Anna MCKENNA was born November 1878, , Maine, USA
1880 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
name: James J. Mckenna
residence: Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
birthdate: 1842
birthplace: Ireland
relationship to head: Self
spouse's name: Anna Mckenna
spouse's birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
father's name:
father's birthplace: Ireland
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: Ireland
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Male
martial status: Married
age (expanded): 38...Read MORE...


1880 U.S. Census

Lewiston, Maine, USA
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Lewiston, Maine, USA
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1900 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
name: James J Mckenna
titles & terms:
residence: Lewiston city, Androscoggin, Maine
birth date: Nov 1843
birthplace: Massachusetts
relationship to head of household: Self
spouse: Annie Mckenna
spouse's titles & terms:
spouse's birthplace: Massachusetts
father:
father's titles & terms:
father's birthplace: Ireland
mother:
mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: Ireland
race or color (expanded): White
head-of-household...Read MORE...


1900 U.S. Census

Lewiston, Maine, USA
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Lewiston, Maine, USA
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Lewiston, Maine, USA
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The Lewiston Daily Sun, Monday Morning, February 15, 1909
James J. McKenna, Jr. was sentenced to 60 days in jail for second offence while Jerimiah Collins, Edgar Phinney and Louis Roy were given the usual fine of $5 and costs for intoxication. James McLellan and Sumner Erskine were fined $5 and costs for the larceny of a roll of copper wire.
1910 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
name: James J Mckenna
birthplace: Ireland
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Lewiston Ward 1, Androscoggin, Maine
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year: 1869
father's birthplace: Ireland
mother's birthplace: Ireland
family number: 158
page number: 8
Household Gender Age
James J Mckenna M 64y
spouse Annie Mckenna F 56y
child Elizabeth A Mckenna F 38y
child George D Mckenna M 35y
1910 U.S. Census
1912 Death of Child
James J MCKENNA died 4 May 1912, Lewiston, Maine, USA
1914 Death of Spouse/Partner
Annie SKERRY died 6 January 1914, Lewiston, Maine, USA
1919 Death
16 December 1919
Lewiston, Maine, USA

James is buried at: Mount Hope Cemetery


Lewiston, Maine, USA


Section Bext, Lot 13
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